Please join us on a sea to summit voyage through Southern Albania, for a sonic evocation of canyon dips, polyphonic fire twirling, aimless night crusades & multinatural encounters with all sorts of sub-alpine inhabitants. Via a Q&A with participants, ‘Lengu i Jetes’ will evaluate 2021’s gathering, sketch a horizon & hopefully ignite a spark to join our off grid gatherings in 2022!
‘Rasos radio’ and ÂMÂLBIÂ * presents a sonic collaboration in two volumes on radio gallery – rasuradijas.lt:
Vol. 2 – Lengu i Jetes (Fluid of Life) Sunday 02.02.22
Not so long ago, during PULCRÂ PLLÂJË’s ÂGÛÂ VIVÂ**, a conspiracy of ‘pllâjërs’ cascaded into a canyon in Nivicë, an ancient Albanian hamlet home to the rare Egyptian Vulture aka the Pharaoh’s Chicken, sniffing corpse flowers and fetching fidgety mantises along the way. Soon a geological delirium of slopes, valleys, cliffs, faults, rock walls, waterfalls and river scriptures enchanted their kinship senses as they meandered down & finally settled on a limestone boulder at the entrance of a bewildering gorge. Illuminated by earthshine, informed by sensorial perception, they began to confabulate an entanglement of sounds, ideas and melodies via echolalia, improvisation, mimicry and contemplation, drawing immediate inspiration from the surrounding stratification, the living landscape.
*ÂMÂLBIÂ is an autonomous open air project space situated in Labëria, a mountainous region in southwestern Albania, a subalpine paradise about a thousand metres above sea level, sitting on a mesmerising plateau far away from our urban brouhaha. A wild wonderland for nature loving, free-spirited sentient beings of all sorts. ÂMÂLBIÂ envisions to become a sympoietic community experiment organised according to quintessential prerequisites for sustainable forms of cohabitation in our day and age, such as coexistence, ecology, liquidity, perspectivism, symbiosis,…as well as care & play in all its forms.
**PULCRÂ PLLÂJË is a continuously waxing autonomous residency, refuge + platform for more-than-human experimentation where individuals and collectives can spend time, work, play, gather, shelter, study, research and retreat at ÂMÂLBIÂ year-long. ÂGÛÂ VIVÂ is ÂMÂLBIÂ ’s multinatural harvesting festival celebrating Earth’s fifth season.
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